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Rapha Continental – Mini-Report

Photo of Ben from http://www.rapha.cc/asheville-nc Well, the Rapha Continental Centre Ramble has come and gone and I’m still sifting through the conversations and images flooding my mind. In short, I’m stupefied by what Daniel and his team have undertaken. (You can read the ride reports and look at pictures and videos at the Conti’s Road … Continue reading

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Wheels – Fit to be Tied

All photos from Handspun’s Flickr Brief posts this week as I’ve entered the final countdown for the Rapha Centre Ramble tomorrow. After a doctor’s appointment this morning I’ll make a beeline for State College and the Rapha Conti crew. For now, a question remains, one that perplexes many a rider about to embark on a … Continue reading

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It’s coming…

Here’s the spoke card James made for next week’s Centre Ramble. Will the Rapha Continental enjoy what we have in store? Will my legs come along for the ride?

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Monday Musings – Boonen Etc…

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Boonen’s tested positive—again—for cocaine—again. For now he’s been suspended indefinitely by Quick Step and will most likely miss his second consecutive Tour. Of course, we here at Pave hope for the best in this case, but it’s tough to see how he’s going to talk his way out of it … Continue reading

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Reconnaissance, rehearsal, research. We know these terms well no matter our age, our experience, or our vocation. To ensure success, we know we must prepare not only physically, but mentally for our biggest events. For some, this might mean checking the air pressure in their tires before the Sunday group ride. For others, it might … Continue reading

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Ronde van Vlaanderen/Tour of Flanders – Wrap-up, etc…

“Devolder the Soldier”? Did I really post that? Funny how the morning after often brings clarity through hindsight. Speaking of hindsight, there’s much to be said following yesterday’s race. And while I’d like to say it all myself, I think The Service Course pretty much covered it all–with great links to boot. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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